Organizations condemn Ukhrul incident

DIMAPUR, AUG 31 :Various organizations have condemned the incident in Ukhrul town where two innocent civilians were killed and several others injured during a United Naga Council (UNC)sponsored rally on Saturday. NH: Naga Hoho (NH) has vehemently condemned the brutal murder of Ramkashing Vashi and Mayapam Ramror by Manipur police commandos on August 30 at Ukhrul. […] Continue reading →

Violence hits UNC rally

Correspondent, UKHRUL, AUG 30 2 DEAD, SEVERAL HURT, 7 VEHICLES DAMAGED IN UKHRUL It was ‘Black Saturday’ in Ukhrul. Two civilians were shot dead and several others including a woman and security forces were injured as security forces fired upon rallyists during a rally organized by United Naga Council (UNC) in Ukhrul. A posse of […] Continue reading →

PMO overrules MHA proposal

NEW DELHI, AUG 29 :Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) yet again overruled a suggestion of the Home Ministry and appointed R.N Ravi, Chairman of Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), as new interlocutor for Naga peace talks. Sources said that the Government of India was keen on expediting the peace talks, and in this regard chairman of the Joint […] Continue reading →

Naga talks to resume soon, says Governor

AGARTALA, AUG 23:Naga peace talks will begin soon and the problem can be solved through dialogue only, Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna (P.B) Acharya said Saturday. “Only through talks, the Naga problem can be resolved. The NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is committed to resolve the long pending problems,” Acharya, who holds additional […] Continue reading →

Chinese TV satellite targets PoK, NE

NEW DELHI, AUG 23:Indian telecom operators and broadcasters have raised concern over the latest satellite Asiasat-8 launched recently by China which has been designed to keep the border areas of the country away from signals being beamed by these operators and broadcasters. The operators and the broadcasters point out that the Chinese satellite is not […] Continue reading →

UN body appeals for AFSPA repeal

GUWAHATI, August 23 (TNN): A UN body, which works on crime against women, has appealed for the withdrawal of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from the northeast states, lending strength to the cause of human rights crusader Irom Sharmila, who was arrested yet again on Friday. The UN report, which was presented in […] Continue reading →

ULFA, GNLA camp busted in Meghalaya

  Shillong Aug 21:Security forces Thursday busted a makeshift camp of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) and the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) in the Garo Hills region in western part of Meghalaya, killing a top rebel commander of the outfit in a fierce gun battle, police said. The gunbattle broke out at […] Continue reading →

Talk was on ‘meeting point’, says Muivah

Hebron 14 Aug, 2014:NSCN (I-M) ato kilonser Thuingaleng Muivah said that the government of India and NSCN (I-M) was deciding on a “meeting point” during the ongoing peace talks when the then interlocutor R.S. Pandey left and the UPA government was replaced by Narendra Modi led government. Addressing the gathering during the ‘68th Independence Day’ […] Continue reading →